US needs September 'shutdown' to fix Senate 'mess'
03 May, 2017, 21:33 | Author: Lorena Waters
The aim has become very simple for House Republicans stumbling closer to passing a bill to revise the Affordable Care Act: just get it off their plates and over to the Senate...
Republicans, who hold 52 seats in the upper chamber, will need eight Democrats to vote in favor of the legislation to avoid a filibuster.
Frustration is mounting for conservatives on the heels of another legislative loss - the 2017 spending bill. "I don't anticipate a shutdown in September, but if the Democrats aren't going to behave any better than they have in the last couple of days, it may be inevitable", he said.
Almost every week, there has been news about changes to the bill being made, followed by optimism that a vote will be held to pass it, followed by the reality setting in that the bill would fail in a vote. "Now is the time to do it", said Ross, quoting the No. 2 House Republican.
Tuesday's broadside was the second time in recent days that Trump, a NY real estate mogul turned politician accustomed to giving orders to officials working for him and having them carried out, complained about the legislative process in the Senate. "We're not going to do that".
Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker, asked about the tweet, said: "I do wish somebody would take his iPhone away from him".
Roughly 16 members are undecided, but thus far, there are no public tweaks to the bill. Speculation has centered around additional money for high risk pools, for instance.
"Rep. Daniel Webster of Florida said Tuesday that leadership told the GOP caucus: "'We're nearly there.'" Webster said "that means they're not there.
White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and White House economic adviser Gary Cohn on Monday said in separate interviews with CBS' "This Morning" that they thought there were enough votes to pass the bill this week. Upton's defection could make it easier for other moderates to vote no.
White House says budget deal contains wall funding His view appeared to be backed by Republican Senator Lindsey Graham who said: "I think the Democrats cleaned our clock". Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said he was "deeply disappointed" in Trump's calls for a shutdown.
But most healthcare experts and patient advocates dispute this, noting that the House GOP plan would allow states to scrap many protections put in place by Obamacare, as the law is often called.
How did Obamacare change how preexisting conditions are handled?
The speaker and House Majority leader Kevin McCarthy used the conference meeting to stress the urgency and the stakes of the push to repeal Obamacare, sources in the room said.
Republican leaders, whose party holds a majority in both chambers of Congress, have struggled for almost two months to persuade enough GOP members in the House to support the bill, which would repeal and replace key parts of Obamacare. A second is the public's association of Republicans with anti-government sentiment: If someone has shut down the government, the enemies of government are the people you'd expect to be responsible. While the House leadership is still trying to pass its latest version, it looks unlikely, because politically speaking it's a giant mess of a bill.
"I think it's time now, right?" he said. Now he's been promised that there will be a separate bill to fix that issue later.
(President Trump) "After years of partisan bickering, and gridlock, this bill is a clear win for the American people".
Ryan however said the President had been "nothing but helpful" on health care.
A 21st, congressman Fred Upton, came out opposed, saying he was uncomfortable with a new amendment which allows states to remove essential health benefits, including protections that require insurance providers to offer coverage regardless of pre-existing conditions.
TRUMP: Yeah, we're having pre-existing conditions.
While many say they were not surprised by the outcome, they are disappointed in the way the information was delivered. The Department of Justice is expected to hold a news conference from the Federal building in downtown Baton Rouge .
Patients were followed until the development of coronary heart disease, death, or the end of follow-up in 2012. By 2010, grams of gluten intake was 7.9 (2.4), 9.2 (2.8), 3.1 (1.2), and 3.7 (1.3), respectively.
He said in a statement that further results would follow, but that "the analytical results already obtained are incontrovertible". Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in Israel on Friday, warning against the banned munitions being used again.
A violent passenger has been pulled off a flight bound for the USA , after a physical fight broke out before take off. The man has been charged with assault in connection with the choking a male airline employee.
Kensington Palace has published a new photo of little Charlotte who will celebrate her two years this Tuesday, May 2. Her shiny chestnut locks are coiffed to the side with a navy blue bow as she plays with a toy in her hands.
The James Beard award for Best Chef Southwest remained elusive for Barley Swine chef-owner Bryce Gilmore Monday night in Chicago. He joined the opening staff at Shaya in 2015, after cooking in Philadelphia at Zahav, another renowned Israeli restaurant.
It would have been tough for Jackson to be "very angry" about the Civil War considering he died over a decade before it began. There was a fundamental difference between the North and the South as the South feared for the future of slavery.
Pretty much everyone told Team Trump it was likely to lose this case - and that's exactly what's happening. He beat Clinton 53 percent to 43 percent among white women, who comprise 37 percent of the electorate.
Those costs are expected to swell to a daily average of $308,000 when Trump is in the city, the mayor's office said. While the Trump brand is internationally associated with NY , fewer than one in five city residents voted for him.
Trump's return to NYC to feature WWII ceremony, protests
However, on Tuesday, both Prime Ministers decided that they would be in touch through officials to discuss the emerging issues. Australia's leaders were not ready for a Trump presidency, former Liberal Party leader John Hewson told CNN.
Bucks throttle Toronto, grab 2-1 series lead
The Bucks managed a mere 35 points after intermission, which is nearly as poor a half as the Raptors' pitiful first in Game 3. The Bucks have also received tremendous play from their pair of rookies, Malcolm Brogdon and Thon Maker .